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Table 2 Univariate Cox regression analysis of prognostic factors of HNSCC

From: Hypomethylation and downregulation of miR-23b-3p are associated with upregulated PLAU: a diagnostic and prognostic biomarker in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Variable OS
RR 95% CI p-value
Sex (male/female) 0.774 (0.565, 1.062) 0.112
Age, years (≥ 60/< 60) 0.848 (0.630, 1.141) 0.275
Smoking status (yes/no) 0.705 (0.751, 1.528) 0.705
Tumor stage (T1/T2/T3/T4) 1.107 (0.946, 1.294) 0.205
Lymph metastasis (N0/N1/N2) 1.150 (0.973, 1.358) 0.101
Clinical stage (I/II/III/IV) 1.379 (1.149, 1.655) 0.001*
PLAU expression (high/low) 1.652 (1.228, 2.222) 0.001*
  1. OS overall survival, RR relative risk, CI confidence interval
  2. *p < 0.05